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The Chase (Fox and O'Hare Series #2)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

*** I was provided an ARC by Netgally for an honest review*** G

*** I was provided an ARC by Netgally for an honest review***

Great follow up to The Heist.  I love the characters.  They have a lot of depth and it's awesome to watch them grow. I think one of my
favorite side characters is Jake, Kate's Dad.  He's just awesome.  He's...
*** I was provided an ARC by Netgally for an honest review***

Great follow up to The Heist.  I love the characters.  They have a lot of depth and it's awesome to watch them grow. I think one of my
favorite side characters is Jake, Kate's Dad.  He's just awesome.  He's so over the top that it's fun to watch what he's going to say and
do but underneath it all you can see his devotion and love for his daughter and the rest of his family.  I really like that we are getting
deeper into who these characters are and what makes them tick.  There is just the right amount of humor to keep this from becoming
 just another spy book and just enough intrigue to keep it from being a comedy.  It's really perfect and I can't wait for the next one!

posted by KimP65 on March 2, 2014

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Most Helpful Critical Review

14 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

Disappointing in every way I received an advance reader edition

Disappointing in every way

I received an advance reader edition of this book from Random House Publishing Group and Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review.

1.5 Stars

I must say that I am rather disappointed in this book. I have been a long time fan...
Disappointing in every way

I received an advance reader edition of this book from Random House Publishing Group and Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review.

1.5 Stars

I must say that I am rather disappointed in this book. I have been a long time fan of Evanovich and have insisted that many of my friends and family read her books. These books have had a history of being easy to read with some laughs, colorful characters, and silly fun. Her books have suffered a steady decline and it make me very sad.

This book is second in the Fox and O'Hare series. I found the first in the series somewhat enjoyable and had hoped that this one would be even better. Unfortunately, it is not. The characters felt flat throughout the book and I never cared about anyone in the book....at all. I had hoped that I would find something funny in the book...nope....nothing funny here....at all. I had hoped that there would be some chemistry between Nick and Kate....nothing going on here.

The plot of the book can be summed up quite easily. Kate is an FBI agent who has been paired up with a thief, Nick Fox to steal things. They steal things in this book several times. They almost get caught several times. That is basically it.

This book makes me sad. I miss the days when I would be sure to go to the book store on the release day for any of Evanovich's books. I would make no plans that day and I would spend a couple of hours laughing at something crazy. Things started slowly declining and somewhere along the line I started checked these books out at the library and getting to them when I had a chance. I actually have the most recent Stephanie Plum book sitting on my kindle unread months after its release.

I do wonder who wrote this book. Was it Goldberg trying to imitate Evanovich? Was it a collaboration of efforts? I also wonder what input the editor had on the book. I really wonder how many naps this book will induce. I fell asleep at least three times while reading this book. I am the kind of person who stays up late reading one more page but with this book I repeatedly found myself falling asleep.

I really cannot recommend this book. I do hope that Evanovich finds her spark again someday but it is becoming doubtful. This is really one of those books that I am just glad I finished so that I can move on to something else.

posted by Caroles_Random_Life on February 25, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2014

    Plot spoilers

    Too many plot spoilers ruin yet another book, yet they love to brag how they got their book for free. Itmust be easy to reveal every detail of a book and ruin it for other readers when you dont have to pay for your books. Please think of other readers before you ruin books for them. We dont get our books for free like YOU do.

    4 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2014

    Anonymous

    I felt it was rather boring. I love the plum series, but this series i can't seem to get into it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 21, 2014

    Okay

    I always expect her books to be more like her Plum series and am somewhat when one isn't. However, it was okay

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2014

    This was a read at a 16 year old level. I have never read this a

    This was a read at a 16 year old level. I have never read this author but was extremely disappointed .Boring and simple. Kept reading to see what was so good about this author. Just a waste of time..

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2014

    A Terrible read! What is the matter with the publisher of thes

    A Terrible read! What is the matter with the publisher of these two? Why is Evanovich teaming with this guy? There is no humor, unless you are twelve years old and think that an FBI agent giggling at a man who has dropped his towel is funny - then I guess this would be perfect for you. I thought if these two were going to do another book about the same characters - by the way, no one cares about them, then at least they could have upped their game. Shame on both of them. Really? it took two people to write this?

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 28, 2014

    Why the reverse author listing

    Is she retiring?

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

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